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2010-05-19 13:45:00

MU researchers implement program to increase students’ activity.

2010-05-17 10:38:38

Benefits of aerobic training outclass those of lower-intensity walking programs.

2010-04-27 09:00:00

Employees Participate in Fourth Annual National Walk @ Lunch Day( )on April 28th LODI, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Blue Shield of California employees are lacing up their sneakers, strapping on a pedometer, and joining thousands of workers at Blue Cross and Blue Shield health plans across the country in the fourth annual National Walk @ Lunch Day®.

2010-04-03 08:42:38

Unintentional physical activity may be influenced by non-conscious attitudes, notes David Conroy, associate professor of kinesiology and human development and family studies.

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2010-03-16 08:29:28

Simple, low-cost measures such as wearing a pedometer to inspire walking and spending a few minutes a day meditating can put adolescents on the track toward better health, researchers report.

2010-01-08 11:48:00

TUALATIN, Ore., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Oregon Scientific, a leading designer and worldwide marketer of personal electronics, including weather and timing devices, today announced its partnership with lifestyle company Gaiam, Inc. at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas (January 7-10).

2009-11-27 13:57:00

KELOWNA, BC, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ - Uploadable USB pedometers may be new, but they're already seeing prime time in wellness. A combination of advanced accelerometer functionality and automated data upload are solving a long term concern over the accuracy of self-reported data.

2009-07-14 07:11:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is officially here, and that means longer days and warmer weather are afoot. The season is also notoriously a time when people want to get in shape.

2009-07-14 07:58:59

A study published this week in the open access journal PLoS Medicine has found that of six interventions promoting exercise in adults in Australia, encouraging the use of pedometers

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2009-05-20 11:11:45

U.S. professors say using smart phones to track physical activity may improve a person's health.


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